{alt missing}

Sheikh Abdullah Binzagr

President, Rubaiyat

What is the BoF 500?

The BoF 500 is the definitive professional index of the people shaping the $2.4 trillion fashion industry, hand-selected by the editors of The Business of Fashion, based on hundreds of nominations received from current BoF 500 members, extensive data analysis and research.


As owner and chief executive officer of Rubaiyat Modern Luxury Co. LTD, Sheikh Abdullah Bingazr owns the distribution rights for leading luxury brands such as Bottega Veneta, Kenzo, Balenciaga and Dolce & Gabbana , within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He runs the company together with his wife Wafaa Abbar, who is the group's president and main shareholder.

Founded in 1980 the group has established a strong presence in Riyadh, Al-Khobar, Jeddah and Dahran, offering a range of men’s, women’s and kidswear lines to the highly affluent market. In 2008, the group launched a sister company Qaiymah Product Distribution housing brands such as Coccinelle, Armani Exchange and French Connection to reach the market at a lower price point. In 2009, the group also launched AABZ to operate the retail franchises of the Armani Group in Bahrain.

Also serving as president of the Binzagr Group, the ultimate parent company of Rubaiyat, Sheikh Abdullah oversees importing companies within the KSA, holding exclusive distribution rights for the likes of Kellogg’s, Unilever and Hershey’s. Highly committed to the family company and its 131-year history within the Kingdom, Sheikh Abdullah is noted as having actively worked his way up through the company, gaining invaluable hands on experiences at all tiers and also completed a one year placement in Paris with Lipton Tea.





1980 - Present

Saudi Arabia

Share This Profile

Vital Statistics


Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Similar Profiles

Eli Manasseh 'Nash' Benjamin

Group Chief Executive, F J Benjamin

Marco Bizzarri

President and CEO of Gucci

José Auriemo Neto

President, Cidade Jardim

Leonid Fridlyand & Leonid Strunin

Owners, Mercury Retail Group